Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Distinguished Artist Awards Gala, Red Deer, Alberta, June 15, 2013

Alberta Arts AwardsThe Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Awards Foundation, The City of Red Deer and Red Deer College invite you to attend the prestigious Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Distinguished Artist Awards Gala. In June of 2013, Red Deer will have the privilege of hosting the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Distinguished Artist Awards Gala. This vice-regal event celebrates the premier artists in our province and the importance of the arts to Alberta. The prestigious Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Distinguished Artist Awards will take place on Saturday, June 15. Red Deer College will be the host venue for the event, with the dinner held at the innovative Cenovus Centre, to be followed by performances, the awards gala, and a dessert reception at the beautiful Red Deer College Arts Centre. A Gala Event: Saturday, June 15, 2013

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Women’s Wellness “A Day Off” in Bassano, Alberta | Saturday, April 6, 2013

roseYou’re invited! Bring your friends to Bassano for “A Day Off”. Start your day with breakfast at the Smoothie Bar and sit back and relax while listening to keynote speaker -Joe Roberts “From Skid Row to CEO”. Laura Craig, Registered Dietician will speak on “Food & Mood -Understanding Food Choices” before we break for lunch. Allow yourself to mingle throughout the interactive lunch buffet with live soft background music. Excellent food, relaxing music, good company, and the ambience of your surroundings will leave you relaxed and eager to sit back and enjoy the afternoon speakers. Kelly Falardeau “No Risk No Reward”. As a burn survivor, Kelly will share her story of how she struggled with self-esteem and inner beauty. Faith Wood “The Graduate Bully”. Faith is a Relationship Strategist with over two decades of experience influencing human behaviour. A mid-afternoon break will feature a chocolate fountain fondue with a variety of fruit. Several raffle prizes to be won. Grand prize – Patio Set. Each lady will take home a gift.

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Hike for Hospice Calgary with Rob Cote at Fish Creek Park on May 5

Hospice CalgarySpring is in the air and that means it’s time to Hike for Hospice Calgary! On Sunday, May 5, join Calgary Stampeder, Rob Cote at Fish Creek Park to remember loved ones and raise funds for Sage Centre and Rosedale Hospice. The hike kicks off at 10 and will be followed by a free BBQ lunch. Register early and start fundraising. Hospice Calgary embraces children, teens and adults coping with life-threatening illness, sudden or expected death. They provide individual counselling, group support, workshops and end-of-life care. To register for the Hike go to

Websites + eNewsletters + Social Media Workshops for NonProfit Organizations in Alberta

Websites Plus If your nonprofit organization is interested in enhancing your online communications this spring, these four workshops offered over two days in Edmonton and Calgary this April are designed especially for you.  The morning of the first day we’ll focus on designing or redesigning your website in WordPress, one of the most popular free and open source content management systems in the world. In the afternoon, we’ll focus on Joomla!, the other most popular free and open source content management systems in the world that offers a more robust and flexible solution. The morning of the second day, we’ll focus on creating an enewsletter for your nonprofit using one of three different newsletter publishing systems including free and paid versions. In the afternoon, we’ll tie things all together by developing social media policies and a social media plan so your nonprofit gets the most out of your time and effort.

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